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PHYS 212       (3-0-3)            Astronomy (2)

 

An intermediate treatment of modern astronomy and astrophysics.  Keplerís laws: blackbody radiation and atomic spectra.  The solar system, the stars and their structure and evolution.  Galaxies and Quasars.  Modern cosmology.  Life in the Universe.

 

Prerequisites: PHYS 102 & PHYS 106.